FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- For the past 15 years Grand Bahama Island has participated in the so-called “Christmas Bird Count” a census that began 115 years ago in the United States and now includes Canada, the Bahamas, Caribbean, South and Central America.
The American Bittern was a rare sighting in the count.
Between December 15th and January 5th on one chosen day, birds are counted within a circle of 15 miles from sunrise to sunset. This year over 60.000 participants observed and recorded birds in their respective countries thereby contributing valuable information to the longest running database in ornithology.
Visiting Birders from Scotland, Rev. Rodger Neilson, Alison Neilson, his wife and brother Stuart Neilson.
The primary objective of the annual count is to monitor the status and distribution of bird populations across the
Calling all Super Heroes! Memories Grand Bahama Beach & Casino Resort is hosting a themed Super Hero Week from April 10 – 24, 2015. With Iron Man and Spider-Man on-site to fight off goons, fans will be treated to special activities including nightly Marvel® movie showings under the stars, “Super Hero 101” workshops, photo opportunities, costume parties, meet and greets, and more.
Ideal for family vacations, the all inclusive Memories Grand Bahama Beach & Casino Resort has an on-site splash park, the Memories Fun Club featuring famous characters Toopy & Binoo® and the Berenstain Bears™, and a teen’s lounge with video games, ping pong, foosball, and billiards. The resort is set on the white sands and calm turquoise waters of Lucayan Beach, across from the vibrant shopping and entertainment of the Lucayan
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL—JANUARY 19, 2015— Owners of iJet Charters and Wildcat Touring today announced the launch of scheduled charter flights from Fort Lauderdale to Freeport Grand Bahama starting Thursday, April 2nd.
The service will also fly to two other Bahamas locations and Key West from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International and a flight from New York to Marsh Harbour in Great Abaco.
“With the approval of the Department of Transportation (DOT) today we will begin bookings for the start of scheduled service on April 2nd,” said Jim Swieter, founder of iJet Charters in Fort Lauderdale, which is providing marketing and reservations for Director of Carrier Meregrass, Inc., DBA Wildcat Touring.
Swieter said flights aboard Meregrass, Inc’s new Saab 2000 aircraft, which features all premium class seating and high-speed travel, are now booking for